VideoLAN updated to 0.9.4
The cross-platform free and open source video player is updated. Versions available for a wide range of operating systems.
The story behind Cydia on the iPhone
A brief article on the iPhone and iPod’s main jailbroken software installer.
Running Leopard on a Netbook
Nice article about installing Leopard on a Dell Inspiron Mini 9 netbook.
First T-Mobile G1 user review
Lots of questions answered and a mixed bag of pro’s and con’s.
Smartphone showdown: BlackBerry Storm vs. iPhone
Macworld does the head to head that everyone wants to see.
ASUS plans touchscreen, dual-core Eee PCs
Wondering what’s next for the Eee PC? read the article for the details.
A while back I featured some of my favourite themes available to install through Cydia. It’s been several weeks since and those talented artists are still turning in some fine work, so here are the themes I’ve been using recently.
Vector by Jayden. Colourful and reminds me of the cell shaded style of several games. This one works well with unthemed icons as it sticks to the standard shape. Read more…
The issue I had with my iPod touch having the wallpaper stuck and unchangeable was traced to the file
It’s permissions were set to 644, changing this to 664 fixed the problem. I used Fetch (SFTP) to access the iPod’s filesystem, after Jailbreaking it and using Cydia to install OpenSSH.
One of my favourite apps on the iPod Touch before installing firmware 2 was Summerboard. Adding themes to this was a great way of easily changing the appearance of the iPod or iPhone’s interface. Unfortunately there doesn’t appear to be a version of Summerboard for firmware 2, but a new app called Winterboard has stepped in to fill the void. Read more…
Installer 4 beta is included with the PwnageTool 2.0.2 install, so for those looking to take the plunge here are some screenshots of it in action. I encountered a lot of error message while browsing the available packages (I think this is caused by an icon not being available) so that’s one bug that needs fixing. There aren’t a lot of packages available at the moment so Installer is lagging Cydia for now.